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HIKING TRAILS

  • North Peak Trail (1.25 miles) Starts at the day use parking area. Scenic views through upland hardwoods and conifers.
  • North-South Peak Ridge Trail (1 mile) Meanders along the ridge between the two peaks through areas with diverse forest floor vegetation.
  • South Peak Trail (.75 mile) Steep and rugged, but an interesting climb starting from the campground and following a rocky outcrop to the peak.
The 4 mile cross-country ski trail can also be used as a summer hiking trail. Some of the Park trails leave Park property and pass through private property. The owners have given permission for you to use and for us to maintain these trails.

All Park boundaries are marked in bright orange paint and cross several of the Park trails. Care should be taken to stay on established trails.
Aroostook State Park
87 State Park Road
Presque Isle, Maine 04769
(207) 768-8341


Portions of this site are compliments of Mary C. Niles copyright© 1999. All rights reserved.

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Aroostook State Park - In 1938, interested citizens of Presque Isle donated 100 acres of land to the State with the hope of creating Maine's first state park. This hope became reality is 1939, with the creation of Aroostook State Park. Subsequent donations increased the park to its present size of over 600 acres.

Aroostook State Park Hiking Trails - The 4 mile cross-country ski trail can also be used as a summer hiking trail. Some of the Park trails leave Park property and pass through private property. The owners have given permission for you to use and for us to maintain these trails.

Aroostook State Park Cross Country Skiing Trails - Park boundaries are marked with bright orange paint and cross several trails. Care should be taken to stay on established cross-country ski trails. Snowmobile trail l.T.S. 83 winds thru the park. Use caution when crossing snowmobile trails. The lodge at the park headquarters is open to the public on weekends during the skiing season.

Camping at Aroostook State Park - 30 wooded campsites, with tables and fireplaces, are available for either tent or trailer camping. Reservations may be made by calling at least 2 weeks in advance: (800) 332-1501 from within Maine, or (207) 289-3824 from out of state. Campsites can be reserved only during the period covering June 15-Labor Day. Call the reservation phones, or the park office for more information.

History of Aroostook State Park - In 1938, the newly created State Park Commission ( which had been formed in 1935) recommended that the State accept a gift of 100 acres of land near Presque Isle. This became Aroostook State Park, the first in the State Park system.

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